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mildewy

See definition of mildewy on Dictionary.com
  • as infusty
  • as inmoldy
  • as inmusty

synonyms for mildewy

  • damp
  • fetid
  • frowsty
  • malodorous
  • musty
  • rank
  • stagnant
  • stale
  • stinky
  • stuffy
  • funky
  • putrid
  • rotten
  • rotting
  • smelly
  • stale
  • airless
  • dirty
  • mildewed
  • stuffy
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How to use mildewy in a sentence

The outline of the damp, mildewy wall was just visible in the feeble, flickering light.
THE STRAND MAGAZINE, VOLUME V, ISSUE 28, APRIL 1893VARIOUS
We followed a pad through the weeds until we came to a dilapidated, mildewy slab hut.
FROM CHART HOUSE TO BUSH HUTCHARLES W. L. BRYDE
He presented, altogether, rather a mildewy appearance, and emitted a fragrant odour of full-flavoured Cubas.
THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, V. 2(OF 2)CHARLES DICKENS
Miss Troil came in and took out the things, which, having become damp and mildewy, she wished to dry.
PETER TRAWLW. H. G. KINGSTON
She broke one, drinking its water, which was mildewy, and eating the last particle of the meat.
SOUTH SEA TALESJACK LONDON
Tommy is one o' that mildewy sort as are gen'rally gloomy and down on their luck.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 109, OCTOBER 26, 1895VARIOUS
Although the meat was passable, the bread—heavy, sodden, and often mildewy—was a source of daily and indignant protest.
THE 28TH: A RECORD OF WAR SERVICE IN THE AUSTRALIAN IMPERIAL FORCE, 1915-19, VOL. IHERBERT BRAYLEY COLLETT
Their faces are all mildewy--eaten away,' and she hid her face for an instant with her left hand.
A DIVERSITY OF CREATURESRUDYARD KIPLING
The old black wrap was still in it, but it was mildewy and stuck to the basket.
THE LOWEST RUNGMARY CHOLMONDELEY
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WORDS RELATED TO MILDEWY

  • damp
  • fetid
  • frowsty
  • malodorous
  • mildewy
  • musty
  • rank
  • stagnant
  • stale
  • stinky
  • stuffy
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.